BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – Bucknell freshman Kaitlin Salisbury broke the school record in the long jump Saturday as the women's track and field team won 11 events at the Maroon and Gold Invitational, its final meet before the Patriot League Outdoor Championships.
In a runner-up finish, Salisbury, the reigning Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week, recorded a leap of 19-8 ¾, beating the previous best posted by Tolu Fayanjuola in 2004.
It was one of two top-10 program marks posted by the rookie. Salisbury won the 100m with a time of 12.11, now fifth-fastest in program history.
Ella Schultz recorded a top-10 Bucknell performance in the shot put, winning the event with a heave of 47-4 ½, second-best in school annals.
Stephanie Easse won a discus event for the third consecutive week with a toss of 154-9, a new personal record and the third-best throw in program history.
Carly Reiner was the top jumper in the triple jump, posting a leap of 39-7, a new outdoor-best and the third-best mark in Bucknell history.
Anna Chiodo-Ortiz earned a first-place finish in the 5,000m, completing the race in 18:34.22.
The Patriot League Outdoor Championships are slated for May 5-6 at Lehigh. The final day of the meet will broadcast on the Patriot League Network. Bucknell is looking to capture its third consecutive outdoor title and the program's first triple crown since 2010.